Lynn Faulds Wood
- Category : 1948-births
- Type : PE
- Profile : 2/4 - Hermit / Opportunist
- Definition : Triple Split
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Service 1
Scottish television presenter, journalist, and health campaigner who hosted British television programme Watchdog from 1985 to 1993 with co-presenter, and husband, John Stapleton. In 2014, Faulds Wood returned to Watchdog, with a new daytime BBC One series, Watchdog Test House, which she co-presented with Sophie Raworth.
In the 1990s, Faulds Wood moved to ITV's World In Action where she achieved their highest audience with a programme investigating GP training in cancer symptoms, Doctor Knows Best, which had 10.2 million viewers. Her investigation into bowel cancer, Bobby Moore & Me, had 6.5 million viewers and 28,000 letters. She also helped to create the world's first evidence-based guide to symptoms of her cancer, officially adopted by the Department of Health in 2000.
Faulds Wood married British journalist and television presenter John Stapleton in 1977; they had a son, Nick, born in 1987. The couple lived in St Margarets, London. She survived both advanced bowel and skin cancer. In late December 2016, Faulds Wood declined the offer of an MBE in the New Year Honours. On 24 April 2020 she died after a stroke at age 72.